Klystron: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (klis'tron, klī'stron, -strun), [key]
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  1. a brand name for a vacuum tube containing an electron gun, a resonator that changes the velocity of the electron beam in accordance with a signala drift tube in which the electron velocity does not change, another resonator that abstracts energy from the electron beamand an electrode that collects the electronsIt has several ultra-high-frequency applications. Cf. resonator (def. 4).
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